Face of an Angel
Why are we fascinated by murder? Inspired by the killing of British student Meredith Kercher in Italy, THE FACE OF AN ANGEL looks beyond the salacious headlines to explore both the media and the public's obsession with violent stories, whether fictional or real. Thomas Lang (Daniel Brühl) is a film director who is offered the chance to adapt a book by American journalist Simone Ford (Kate Beckinsale), which recounts the controversial trial of American student Jessica Fuller for the murder of her flatmate Elizabeth Pryce. To help with his research, Simone takes Thomas to Siena, where he is disturbed by the media frenzy that has developed around the case.